Category Archives: islands

Time for some more Animal friendships

Lonesome George finds His friends. By Tori Kosara This as a very simple non- fiction book about a nearly 100-year-old Galapagos tortoise named George. Did you know they could grow to weigh up to 500 pounds? This is not your … Continue reading

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Wildcat Island – Books and Places Part 2

I have already blogged about my hero, Nancy, from Swallows and Amazons here. In many ways for me this may be the ultimate children’s adventure: Pirates, natives (adults), exploration, tension, treasure, scary moments, sailing, camping, humiliation, exhilaration, excitement, conflict, peace-making, … Continue reading

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